Maurits Meijers Assistant Professor for Political Science at the Department of Political Science at Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Currently, he is a Visiting Professor at the Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy at Department of Political Science at the Université de Montréal and Visiting Researcher at the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship, in Montréal, Quebec.
He holds a PhD in Political Science (graduated with a summa cum laude) from the Hertie School in Berlin, Germany.
His research focuses on questions pertaining to political representation and the competition between political parties. His work has been published in academic journals such as European Journal of Political Research, The Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, West European Politics, and Party Politics. Maurits is I am also co-initiator of the Populism and Political Parties Expert Survey (POPPA).
In 2019, he received a VENI grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for the research project “‘Credible’ or ‘Capricious’? The Reputational Cost of Party Policy Change”. In 2020, he has been awarded an Early Career Award – Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences).
His current CV can be found here.
This content has been updated on 6 April 2023 at 14 h 05 min.